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Jay-Z And U2 Take Home Sports Emmys

Jay-Z can add-on to his award-shelf which already includes a number of Grammys, VMAs and AMAs. Yesterday Jigga Man won a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Music Composition/Direction/Lyrics for his rehash of his 2009 single “Run This Town,” which aired as ...

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Ice-T Resumes Soulja Boy Beef

As Soulja Boy indulges his budding film career with a remake of the Ernest Dickerson hip-hop classic Juice, his longtime critic Ice-T felt the need to put him in his place. When asked about his feelings towards Soulja remaking the ...

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Wiz Khalifa Holds on to Charts Lead

Today’s Nielsen SoundScan has Wiz Khalifa’s Rolling Papers, holding down the No. 9 position on Billboard’s Top 200 album charts. In its fifth week, the disc picked up 23,600 more in sales moving it 3 spots up from last week’s No.12 position. Overall ...

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Imagining Rap’s Slowest Posse Cut

Yesterday (May 3), Tech N9ne came up to the XXL offices to premiere his lightning-fast posse cut, “Worldwide Choppers,” featuring the some of rap’s most notorious speed demons like Twista, Busta Rhymes and Yelawolf. Returning to the concept of  his 2007 ...

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